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Month: May 2010

Happy 20th Birthday Taylor!

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for a long time know that my son Taylor graduated from high school last year.   I chronicled that journey with him here and am so glad to have the memories recorded.  I wrote about his band The Verity and about his antics with Andrew and even […] Read more…

Deeds not Creeds?

The girls and I were studying the reformation in history. I could hardly believe it when I went to my local library to check out some books on Martin Luther and was not able to find even one book on Martin Luther or the reformation in the junior section of our library.   Not one. […] Read more…

Guess what we did this weekend?

~We bought some training skis (that are connected together and require an adult to hold the other end of the rope) and Emme got up on her 2nd try.   I yelled and squealed like a school girl.   Steve took Taylor and his friends (on the regular skis) and everyone had a blast. ~We […] Read more…

A numbered list of minutiae

1.  By day,  I’ve been teaching my girls and then traipsing to dance classes and then over to the old house to get it ready to sell.  I love that house.   I will always love that house.   It’s like visiting an old friend—who’s wearing a  really cool turquoise dress.   By night, the […] Read more…

A bonafide Volunteer!

Marcus graduated from UT this week with a degree in communications.   He is gifted in so many ways and has a bright future ahead.   We are so proud of him and thankful for his presence in our lives.   He is just downright funny and has his dad’s irresistible charm.   He has […] Read more…

good news/bad news

The good news is: I finally finished my asymmetric plate wall in my dining room. My dear sister, who was here for Mother’s Day, even approved. And she’s not usually a fan of anything asymmetric. The bad news is: I fear I may be channeling Mrs. Roper from 3’s Company. I’ve taken ‘house dress’ to […] Read more…

My Dual Personality

My life has become a dichotomy of old house, new house. At the new house: The girls and I have been making tissue flowers and sugar and salt scrubs for Mother’s Day.   The ladies in my extended family are coming over for high tea on Saturday.    And I’m making this frangelico cake (I […] Read more…